Serves a Crowd

Wild Mushroom Munchies

January 10, 2015
Author Notes

I take lowly mushrooms and transform them into the most delicious mushroom munchies. This dish is perfect for game night and ideal as an after school snack. —Elle Green

  • Makes 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup Fontina cheese, grated
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • 5 sprigs thyme (leaves only), finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cremini mushrooms, diced
  • 1 cup chanterelle mushrooms, diced
  • 3 ounces water
  • vegetable oil
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Place dry ingredients and herbs in a mixing bowl, stirring well. To that, add mushrooms and cheese, creating a small well. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and water and pour into the well, stirring to fully incorporate batter.
  2. Place pot over medium-high heat and add cooking oil. Once oil has reached 350° F, using a #100 ice cream scoop, lower mushroom batter. Resist the urge to over crowd the oil. Allow munchies to cook approximately 1-2 minutes. Using tongs or a kitchen spider, carefully remove and enjoy immediately.

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